Definition of dealfish in English:
noun (plural same or dealfishes)
A long, slender silvery fish with a dorsal fin running the length of the body, living in the NE Atlantic.
- Trachipterus arcticus, family Trachipteridae
- It was handed over to the marine aquarium at Macduff where staff reckoned it was either an oarfish or a dealfish.
- Dealfish live in the Western Indian Ocean around South Africa and in the Eastern Indian Ocean from southern Australia to New Zealand.
- The dealfish are deepwater fish that usually reside out of reach of the average fisherman and are therefore rarely encountered.
Definition of dealfish in:
- US English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Spain
Most popular in Malaysia